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Published: Sunday, 1/6/2013

2 injured in crash near Woodville


WOODVILLE, Ohio -- Two men were injured, one critically, at about 8:55 a.m. today in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 20 at State Rt. 51 in Sandusky County's Woodville Township, according to troopers with the Fremont Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol.

Lucas Ryan, 28, of Islip, N.Y., who was critically injured, was driving south on State Rt. 51 when, according to the highway patrol, he failed to stop at the stop sign at U.S. 20 and was struck in the driver's side of his 2007 Volvo S60 by a 2012 Dodge Ram driven by Steve Stocker, 50, of Norwalk, Ohio, who was westbound on U.S. 20. Mr. Stocker's vehicle spun and came to rest on the eastbound lanes of U.S. 20.

Mr. Ryan's vehicle went off the south side of U.S. 20, hit a traffic sign, and came to rest in a field. Mr. Ryan was taken by air ambulance to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo where he was in critical condition, the highway patrol said.

Mr. Stocker was taken to Fremont Memorial Hospital where he was in fair condition, according to the troopers.

The crash remains under investigation.

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